I have long wanted to attend the re-enactment of the Battle of Shrewsbury and also visit the church of St Mary Magdelene. In 2022 I finally managed it. It was touch and go, although I had booked my train ticket some weeks back. These days such an excursion demands a lot of effort and I… Continue reading Shrewsbury Battlefield and the memorial church of St Mary Magdelene
The art of donning armour….
“…Getting dressed up for battle was a fight all on its own – definitely a two man job!…” As will soo become clear when you watch this video. Getting into your armour in a hurry doesn’t seem to be much of an option, so it was hard luck if the enemy caught you by surprise!
The Bayeux Tapestry – in action….!
If you haven’t seen this before, it’s well worth watching. Very clever.
The Wydeville Household
The Mediaeval Free Company
Here is another video from the Legendary Ten Seconds, this time in honour of a group of Roses re-enactors … Below is an army featuring a zombie, which is how “David” must include Sir Hugh Swynford in the 1470-1 battles.
Lannister and York: Kasabian’s III Ray (The King)
A very unusual video came down my timeline the other day; at first I thought it was a joke (ok, ok, I’m older than God and am no longer in touch with the current music scene!) but it seems I was very wrong. Successful Leicester band Kasabian have released a music trailer for their new… Continue reading Lannister and York: Kasabian’s III Ray (The King)
Views of Framlingham
This has to be one of every Ricardian’s favourite sites and now this article explains how a documentary about a certain song came to be made there, greatly featuring the town and some local students. Here is the official video.